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RED (R3D) digital cinema and Canon XF improvements in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 includes several additions and improvements to source settings for RED Digital Cinema (R3D) files, including new color science support (REDcolor2, REDgamma2, REDlogFilm, etc.) and better curves and levels UI.

See this video on the Video2Brain website for a summary of these new and changed features for RED (R3D) footage, as well as improvements made in the Premiere Pro CS5 (5.0.2) update.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 also includes enhanced native Canon XF support, including preview in the Media Browser and use of metadata.

For details of all of the new and changed features in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, see this page.

Adobe has also released a preview version of advanced RED importer software that adds support for RED EPIC footage, as well as the following new features:

  • ability to rotate and flip footage based on the camera orientation flag in R3D metadata
  • support for Echo port in R3D Source Settings dialog box, so that the RED preview can be sent out to an external monitor
  • increased size of RED R3D Source Settings dialog on larger monitors
  • HDR track selection and HDR blend support
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